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somebody just needs to step up and own up to what they did ames police feel the same way... person to step up... to admit that they killed emmalee jacobs. good evening. thank you for being with us. i'm dan winters. and i'm sonya heitshusen. the 18-year old was hit and killed crossing lincoln way in ames early monday morning. the make-shift memorial is growing... but the tips to police are starting to dwindle. ames investigators tell us they are still coming in... but they have nothing significant to go on. it was raining at the time of the crash... preventing nearby security cameras from clearly showing the car involved. the heartache will only get more difficult tomorrow. that's when a visitation will take place at the united methodist church in center point. funeral services will follow the next morning at center-point-urbana high school. the investigation is about to get much harder for police... potential witnesses... and possibly even the suspect are about to leave town... channel 13's justin surrency has the
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as iowa state students count week... time is running out on the killed emmalee jacobs... "there could be a potential witness that saw something but they could be a student so they are leaving town test and going back to their community, out."the city has confirmed discussions safety... "we get complaints frequently in that stretch of lincoln of conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles or bicycles and vehicles."but will it help, even with a memorial just feet away, many were seen disobeying traffic signs... "i've seen a lot of students try to beat the light, try to get to where they are going pretty quickly. i've also seen a lot of students looking down at papers trying to get and drivers try to beat the yellow light sometimes when they cross."more signs and requests for witnesses
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the case... "driving defensively, looking for pedestrians that could be approaching roadways, and for pedestrians we want them to also limit distractions." while iowa law states drivers must yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks at intersections investigators say they can't even re- construct the scene because the drive fled... "we can't speculate who was at fault that morning but we want them to do the right thing and come forward."until then, the tragedy has reached out to others as an unfortunate reminder regardless of who has the right of way... "yeah you see more people wait and look at the sign and just because it says walk and you have the right of way rather than if it doesn't say walk..." commander tuttle says they've even reached out to local and state wide auto body shops just to check if any recent repairs were made to vehicles that may have damage linking them to the scene of monday's hit and
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five days of searching revealed what a heartbreaking tragedy today. divers found the body of 17-year old sam kemp junior in this pond near granger. police started searching for him on sunday.... the same day his mother reported him missing... kemp was last seen at a large house party here saturday night. police say the crowd scattered when officers arrived. it took three attempts at searching the pond, but today police recovered kemp's body. 181312 - no mother should have to bury their child. no mother should have to see their son being drug from a pond 184614 - thats what the family wants to know, like how did he get there and why? did he fall or did someone place him there so hopefully they get some answers now police say its too early to tell if foul play was involved. they are waiting on an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
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body found near oskaloosa. a deer hunter found the remains in a wooded area north of town yesterday. the person hasn't been identified. des moines police surrounded a home on southeast 6th street tonight. authorities say a man broke into the home... in violation of a no-contact order. he refused to come out for about an hour. eventually the man came up to a living room window where officers were able to grab him... they dragged him out the window and took him into custody. officer's are yet to release the man's name or the charges he might face. today cedar rapids police released video of an officer armed shooting... it took place in march following a high speed chase... you can see the suspect... 27-year old kyle orth trying to flee officers in reverse. he slammed into a pole... and officers opened fire when orth then drove towards them. he was hit multiple times... but survived his injuries. orth was sentenced to 180-days in jail. des moines county sheriff mike johnstone is recovering from a gunshot... one he's responsible
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johnstone was cleaning a gun at his home when it accidentally went off. he was hit in the hand and treated for non life-threatening injuries. iowa's planned shift to a privately- run medicaid system is starting out a little rough... governor branstad hoped to make the transition on january first... the centers for medicare and medicaid services closed the door on that timeline today... in a letter to the state medical director the center writes, "cms previously outlined the requirements to provide high quality, accessible care to medicaid beneficiaries, and iowa has not yet met those requirements, meaning that a transition on january first would risk serious disruptions in care." c-m-s delayed the transition until march first. 54:11-54:33 clearly the governor's plan was too fast, too quikc, and thoughtless in its approach and as a result cms took an unpreciednted step by stepping in and saying to the
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roll out, you will fail if you roll this out and you will not roll this out out transition will impact 560-thousand iowans. governor branstad says the change will save the state 47-million dollars. governor branstad doesn't see setback... he released a statement saying, "the cms letter effectively gives the green light to iowa as long as steps are taken to build on the progress already made." healthcare got a boost today in california.. and it came in the form of a four year old... the little girl won her battle against cancer... and she's helping other kids do the same... christine lazar has her story. hazel hammersley, 4, returned to children?s hospital los angeles in east hollywood and roamed the same halls that she once did when she was fighting for her life two years ago. hazel had been diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma, an aggressive and rare form of cancer in april 2013. it's so nice to see her in a different place being here because for so long it was a bald head bopping around and
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get out of bed, said lauren hammersley, hazel's mother. today, hazel, her mom and her grandma took handmade christmas ornaments to cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and spending the holidays in the hospital just as hazel had two years ago. just a beautiful dress. oh, my gosh, and her cute little heels. and how she has the color back,? said ilse blanda, who has a 4-year-old daughter named lucy who is fighting the same type of cancer hazel beat. hazel's presence brought tears of happiness to blanda. it gives me hope. it makes me so happy. it makes me stronger and it helps me not to give up, she said. hazel's mom not only wanted to give the family hope, she wanted to offer support if they needed it. like the family i talked to doesn?t even really know anybody else whose been through what they're going through and we found out that we live in the same town,she said. attached to the ornament is a photograph of hazel when she had lost her curly hair in treatment and a typed message of what she endured. she completed 15 months of grueling treatment, which included six courses of chemotherapy, a nine-utor section surgery, a stem-ceansplant, 20 doses of dtion, her mother said. cse it's flu season, ildren aren't allowed on the cology floor, so hazel wasn't able to hand deliv all of her naments, but the hospital will make sure that every cancer
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isntne ingthd iethundreds of families now have their loved ones back... a little later... the u-s-s george washington returns just in time for christmas. colder temperatures and breezy winds have created a much more december-like feel across the state for thursday, and the same will be true for friday. temperatures will be another two or three degrees colder for
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to 30 mph. expect wind chills to be in the low 20s and teens throughout the day. highs will bounce back to the upper and middle 40s sunday through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler for christmas eve and christmas day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines continue to look very low. the bulldogs are yet to a see a the bulldogs are yet to a see a win in the big four-classic... will this weekend be their year... a preview of the showdown against the hawkeyes coming up in sports. and one federal agency is raising concerns of another terror attack... while a second says there's no need to worry...
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disney theme parks are stepping up security... visitor will be selected at random to go through metal detectors.
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security guards are will also patrol the parks. the increase comes as the obama administration delivers a mixed- message on the threat of terrorism.. just yesterday homeland security secretary jeh johnson activated the national terrorism advisory system for the first time... "dhs is especially concerned that terrorist-inspired individuals or homegrown violent extremists may be encouraged or inspired to target public events or places. less than 24-hours later president obama downplayed the concern. he appeared this morning at the national counter terrorism center and announced there are no specific or credible threats against the u-s. the president then touted his efforts to keep terrorists out of the u-s... we're doing more with countries around the world including our european partners to prevent the flow of foreign terrorist fighters both to places like syria and iraq and back into our countries. we're implementing additional layers of security for visitors to come here under the visa waiver program
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republicans say the obama administration dropped the ball. the screening process did not involve a check of an applicant's social media postings. the department of homeland security rejected the idea in 20-11. bernardino terrorist tashfeen malik sent private messages on facebook to friends in pakistan... pledging her support for islamic jihad in 20-12. the next year the state department granted her a u-s fiance visa. sot: rep. jason chaffetz r- utah :37- :45 "you can see why we are scared to death that this administration the department of homeland security the state department is not protecting the american people" the department of homeland security has since started screening some social media postings... they say the process is difficult because terror suspects don't speak english. sot: leon rodriguez, dhs dir.
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immigration services :54-1:04 10;01;18 some of the things we have seen have been uh more ambiguous than clear ah there are challenges in terms of people using foreign alphabets :27 the after-the-fact investigation into the deadly san bernadino attack resulted in its first arrest today... enrique marquez is charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. marquez purchased the two semi- automatic rifles that were used in the attack. the men and woman in charge of protecting the homeland pulled into port this morning. it marks the first time in seven years that the u-s-s george washington has been stateside... todd corillo has more from norfolk virginia... pulled into view at naval station norfolk -- the anticipation was hard to handle -- after serving for more than seven years as the navy's forward deployed carrier in japan -- the -- part of a historic three carrier swap for the navy -- after a short delay -- a flood
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v-n 73 -- there was a marriage proposal -- fathers reunited -- or united -- with their children and plenty of hugs and kisses to go around. a long time coming --just in time for the holidays. colder temperatures and breezy winds have created a much more december-like feel across the state for thursday, and the same will be true for friday. temperatures will be another two or three degrees colder for friday with winds gusting to 25 a long time coming --just in time for the holidays. colder temperatures and breezy winds have created a much more december-like feel across the state for thursday, and the same will be true for friday.
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or three degrees colder for friday with winds gusting to 25 to 30 mph. expect wind chills to be in the low 20s and teens throughout the day. highs will bounce back to the upper and middle 40s sunday through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler for christmas eve and christmas day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines
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this is how you make surethis is how you make sure santa gets your wish list. the giant letter... cookies... display outside of a chicago home colder temperatures and breezy winds have created a much more december-like feel across the state for thursday, and the same will be true for friday. temperatures will be another two or three degrees colder for friday with winds gusting to 25 to 30 mph. expect wind chills to be in the low 20s and teens
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bounce back to the upper and middle 40s sunday through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler for christmas eve and christmas day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines
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the big four classic is in its 4th year. even though its in drake's backyard... they're the only team without a win at the well. drake is oh-and-three in the big four classic, and a team still
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the bulldogs only have one senior. drake continues to take big strides. a win saturday would be the definition of an upset. drake is 4-6. bulldogs, hawkeyes have the honors saturday at 3:30. the night cap... 5th ranked, iowa state, and u-n-i at 6. there's only one way to put the big ten championship loss
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hawkeyes. get back to work. that's exactly what coach ferentz and his team is doing. during finals week the players bodies in ice baths. 13 big ten games is a physical grind. years day. week long, team coverage starts december 28th. a lot of hawkeye fans planning a trip west later this month. there are hawkeye huddles then battle
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hosting a new years eve hawkeye rally on the battleship. all iowas welcome aboard, for free, as long as you have valid iowa license, or student i-d. it takes a special level of commitment to play and coach the game of that as well as anyone. after being away from the game, mihalovich is back doing what he more. sot: i'd be lying if i said i didn't miss it.' tom mihalovich loves the game of football. sot: "its an everyday thing for me its a part of me, i've been doing it long anyone will part of me, i've been doing it 38 years. when you do it that long anyone will tell you i miss it and it mihaolvich was dismissed as lincoln's head coach amid allegations of
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despite loads of support from players, and parents the des moines school board voted 4-2 to dismiss mihalovich. sot: "i've said this from day 1, if anyone wanted to know how i coach as the players, the boys that play for me. not someone else with an agenda." mihalovich spent the entire 2013 season away from the game of football. sot: "for a while i couldn't even watch football." 2014 brought about an opportunity. sot "out of the blue i got a call, hey coach you want to help out?" it was tyrone tyler, head coach of the des moines blaze. mihalovich accepted the offer and spent the last 2 seasons as the blaze running backs coach. sot "being around these guys if i have a bad day at work or something or at home i get around these guys and it all goes away." now a new opportunity, tyler has moved on to be an assistant
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new head coach of the blaze. sot: "he just told me if you lose a after that." mihalovich takes over a blaze straight league titles. sot: "i'm a type a personality wear my heart on my sleeve. i've always how i coach ask me, watch me...but i'm a loyalty guy so.
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anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings and votes just to campaign, like marco rubio?
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support jeb bush. because jeb has the experience and knowledge to protect your family. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money.
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it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock.
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